Period
to 19 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 678 837 790
Rank change year-on-year +159 -47 +162
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 441 380 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 233 274 334
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,714 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £81,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 57,281 68,245 70,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 39.20% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42,970 52,238 54,701
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +106 366 £50,000 -9.09% 76
UK excluding London +137 354 £47,500 -5.00% 62
South West +85 112 £45,000 -14.29% 9
London +54 78 £75,000 +20.00% 24
Midlands +58 50 £20,000 -52.94% 4
East of England +84 49 £55,000 +10.00% 18
South East -5 48 £50,000 +2.56% 7
West Midlands +63 42 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Scotland +28 34 £54,860 +6.52% 7
Northern Ireland +14 33 £30,000 +7.14% 3
North of England -25 28 £45,000 -14.29% 14
North West -15 18 £45,000 -43.75% 7
Yorkshire +8 10 £45,000 +4.05% 6
East Midlands +17 8 £30,112 -29.33% 3

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 439 (99.55%) Internet
2 194 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (31.07%) Linux
4 125 (28.34%) Degree
5 112 (25.40%) Software Engineering
6 111 (25.17%) Big Data
7 106 (24.04%) C
8 103 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
9 102 (23.13%) Java
10 101 (22.90%) Cybersecurity
11 98 (22.22%) Python
11 98 (22.22%) Project Management
12 95 (21.54%) DevOps
13 90 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
13 90 (20.41%) C#
14 75 (17.01%) ITIL
14 75 (17.01%) Management Information System
15 74 (16.78%) Artificial Intelligence
15 74 (16.78%) IT Strategy
15 74 (16.78%) Analytics
16 62 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 55 (12.47%) Enterprise Architecture
19 54 (12.24%) Business Analysis
19 54 (12.24%) Telecoms
20 53 (12.02%) Scrum
21 52 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 52 (11.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 52 (11.79%) Service Design
21 52 (11.79%) Acceptance Criteria

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.49%) CMS
2 9 (2.04%) EPiServer
3 6 (1.36%) Apache
3 6 (1.36%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 34 (7.71%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 21 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.68%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 103 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.07%) SaaS
4 23 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (4.99%) Serverless
6 21 (4.76%) Office 365
7 18 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (3.17%) G Suite
10 13 (2.95%) Amazon ECS
10 13 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (1.81%) PaaS
12 7 (1.59%) GitHub
13 5 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.68%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 439 (99.55%) Internet
2 33 (7.48%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.99%) HTTPS
4 20 (4.54%) Firewall
5 19 (4.31%) WAN
6 18 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (4.08%) Wireless
7 17 (3.85%) Wireshark
8 15 (3.40%) MPLS
9 14 (3.17%) Unified Communications
9 14 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (2.95%) Bluetooth
11 7 (1.59%) HTTP
12 6 (1.36%) DLNA
12 6 (1.36%) IPv6
12 6 (1.36%) UPnP
12 6 (1.36%) ZigBee
13 5 (1.13%) NFC
13 5 (1.13%) RFID
13 5 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (25.17%) Big Data
2 27 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.22%) Blockchain
4 21 (4.76%) SAP HANA
5 17 (3.85%) Hazelcast
6 15 (3.40%) MySQL
7 14 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.17%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.95%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.72%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.36%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.91%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.68%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.45%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.44%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.22%) JIRA
4 9 (2.04%) JUnit
4 9 (2.04%) Mockito
5 8 (1.81%) Selenium
5 8 (1.81%) TestNG
5 8 (1.81%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.36%) GCC
7 6 (1.36%) GDB
7 6 (1.36%) GoogleTest
8 5 (1.13%) Ant
8 5 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.13%) Gradle
8 5 (1.13%) Hudson
8 5 (1.13%) Maven
9 4 (0.91%) GitLab
9 4 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.68%) JBehave
General
1 54 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 45 (10.20%) Retail
3 32 (7.26%) Automotive
4 25 (5.67%) Electronics
5 21 (4.76%) Finance
5 21 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 20 (4.54%) Local Government
7 11 (2.49%) Law
8 10 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.81%) Games
9 8 (1.81%) Marketing
9 8 (1.81%) Publishing
10 5 (1.13%) Legal
11 4 (0.91%) Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.45%) German Language
12 2 (0.45%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 77 (17.46%) Developer
2 67 (15.19%) Architect
3 49 (11.11%) Consultant
4 46 (10.43%) Software Engineer
5 32 (7.26%) Support Engineer
6 25 (5.67%) Security Architect
7 22 (4.99%) Analyst
8 21 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (4.54%) C# Developer
10 19 (4.31%) Applications Engineer
10 19 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.85%) Applications Support
11 17 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
11 17 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.63%) .NET Developer
13 15 (3.40%) Infrastructure Support
13 15 (3.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 15 (3.40%) IT Consultant
14 14 (3.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 13 (2.95%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.20%) Node.js
2 40 (9.07%) .NET
3 32 (7.26%) REST
4 29 (6.58%) SOAP
5 26 (5.90%) Spring
5 26 (5.90%) Web Services
6 24 (5.44%) AngularJS
7 23 (5.22%) ASP.NET
7 23 (5.22%) Elastic Stack
8 18 (4.08%) WPF
9 17 (3.85%) Vert.x
10 15 (3.40%) HTML
11 14 (3.17%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.72%) CSS
13 10 (2.27%) .NET Core
14 9 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (2.04%) React
14 9 (2.04%) Redux
14 9 (2.04%) Universal Windows Platform
14 9 (2.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.01%) Management Information System
2 62 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (10.66%) Smartphone
4 42 (9.52%) User Experience
5 34 (7.71%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (7.03%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.17%) Robotics
8 13 (2.95%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.95%) Smart City
9 12 (2.72%) Life Science
10 11 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.49%) Smart Home
11 8 (1.81%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.81%) Smart Meter
12 6 (1.36%) MPEG
12 6 (1.36%) Semantic Web
13 5 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.13%) Machine to Machine
13 5 (1.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 137 (31.07%) Linux
2 41 (9.30%) Windows
3 33 (7.48%) Unix
4 26 (5.90%) Android
5 17 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.95%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.91%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (25.40%) Software Engineering
3 101 (22.90%) Cybersecurity
4 98 (22.22%) Project Management
5 95 (21.54%) DevOps
6 90 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
7 75 (17.01%) ITIL
8 74 (16.78%) Analytics
8 74 (16.78%) Artificial Intelligence
8 74 (16.78%) IT Strategy
9 58 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (12.47%) Enterprise Architecture
11 54 (12.24%) Business Analysis
12 53 (12.02%) Scrum
13 52 (11.79%) Acceptance Criteria
13 52 (11.79%) Service Design
13 52 (11.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 49 (11.11%) Data Privacy
15 47 (10.66%) Business Development
16 44 (9.98%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 106 (24.04%) C
2 102 (23.13%) Java
3 98 (22.22%) Python
4 90 (20.41%) C#
5 45 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 34 (7.71%) C++
7 28 (6.35%) Perl
8 20 (4.54%) SQL
8 20 (4.54%) TypeScript
9 17 (3.85%) Go
10 16 (3.63%) PHP
10 16 (3.63%) Ruby
11 15 (3.40%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.72%) Scala
13 11 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.59%) ABAP
15 6 (1.36%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.36%) Erlang
16 5 (1.13%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 125 (28.34%) Degree
2 21 (4.76%) SAP Certification
3 19 (4.31%) PhD
4 6 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.91%) CISSP
6 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.45%) CISM
8 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.45%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.23%) CISMP
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.23%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (5.22%) NIST
3 10 (2.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.59%) SLA
5 6 (1.36%) GDPR
5 6 (1.36%) QA
6 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.45%) GAMP
6 2 (0.45%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.45%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (7.71%) Docker
2 18 (4.08%) Firmware
3 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (5.22%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.85%) Prometheus
3 10 (2.27%) Ansible
4 9 (2.04%) Grafana
4 9 (2.04%) Terraform
5 4 (0.91%) rkt
6 3 (0.68%) Puppet
7 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.45%) WSUS
7 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.23%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.71%) Sparx
3 32 (7.26%) BiZZdesign
4 31 (7.03%) SAP
5 30 (6.80%) Google
6 23 (5.22%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.27%) Splunk
8 9 (2.04%) Adobe
8 9 (2.04%) Oracle
9 8 (1.81%) Cognizant
10 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.91%) hybris
12 3 (0.68%) Cisco
12 3 (0.68%) Concur
12 3 (0.68%) EMC
12 3 (0.68%) IBM
12 3 (0.68%) Tableau
12 3 (0.68%) VMware
13 2 (0.45%) Databricks